Taylor Swift "Salt Air and Rust on Your Door" Meaning Explained, What Is The Song August About?

 

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On the start of the month, Taylor Swift's followers are responding by listening to her song August from 2020. What is the song's deeper meaning?

One of Swift collaborator Jack Antonoff's favorites is track eight from Tay Tay's unexpected August release, Folklore.

As we start the eighth month of the year, what better opportunity to discuss the importance of Taylor Swift's reference to "salt air and the rust on your door"?

 

 


Taylor Swift "Salt Air and Rust on Your Door" Meaning Explained

The song, 'August' lyrics portray a fleeting summer romance.

Swift herself claimed that "the sun-drenched month of August, sipped away like a bottle of wine," served as inspiration.

Like the summer romances, it is associated with, the month of scorching nights and vacationing vanishes all too swiftly.

"Salt air and the rust on your door / I never wanted anything more," begins the opening line of August.

When the line initially debuted two years ago, Reddit members engaged in a forum discussion about its significance. It is perceived as a symbol of unfulfilled lust.

According to legend, salty air represents a "careless spirit," while rust on the door represents the "inevitable deterioration" of the relationship that one of the characters in the song isn't being faithful to.

Another person summarizes, "The door is already rusted because his connection with Betty is already fragile and prone to breaking. August brings in the salt air, which furthers the collapse of the other pair.

"Salt air, and the rust on your door / I never wanted anything more," begins the opening line of August.

When the line initially debuted two years ago, Reddit members engaged in a forum discussion about its significance.
It is perceived as a symbol of unfulfilled lust. According to legend, salty air represents a "careless spirit," while rust on the door represents the "inevitable decay" of the relationship that one of the characters in the song isn't being faithful to.

Another person summarizes, "The door is already rusted because his connection with Betty is already fragile and prone to breaking. August brings in the salt air, which furthers the collapse of the other pair.

What Is The Song August About? Taylor Swift 2020 Hit

On Taylor Swift's eighth studio album, Folklore (2020), which was released on July 24, it is the seventh song. Swift and Jack Antonoff co-wrote and produced "August," and Joe Alwyn contributed additional production.

With soft rock guitars, strings, and voice reverb, it is a dream pop and guitar pop ballad.

"August" made its debut on numerous singles charts around the world with the publication of Folklore. The song debuted on the August 8, 2020, edition of the Billboard Hot 100 at number 23 in the US.

It spent two weeks at the top of the Hot 100 charts. The song premiered and reached its peak on the Billboard Hot Rock & Alternative Songs at number five, where it remained for 20 weeks.

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